Police Staffing Numbers

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This report is updated when new data is available.

PPB Sworn Staffing Report:

Report Date: 05/23/2023

Total Sworn Members: 805

Total Officers: 533
Officers in Training: 98
Officers Non-Patrol: 125
Officers Leave of Service: 29

Patrol Officers: 281
.......East Officers: 91
.......Central Officers: 99
.......North Officers: 91

NOTE: PPB has 281 patrol officers to work three precincts 24/7 and answer 911 calls.
This is not the total number of officers working at one time. Officers work four 10-hour shifts and have 3 days off per week. Patrol officers also have vacations, sick time, family leave and required training.

Authorized Sworn: 882
Sworn Vacancies: 77

Authorized Officers: 605
Officer Vacancies: 72

Authorized Public Safety Support Spec: 70
Public Safety Support Specialists: 40
Public Safety Support Spec Vacancies: 30

Authorized Professional Staff: 308
Professional Staff: 318
Professional Staff Vacancies: -10

Separations Last 12 Months: 62
Sworn: 40
Professional Staff: 22

New Hires Last 12 Months: 161
Sworn: 86
Professional Staff: 75


Authorized Sworn 2021: 882
Authorized Sworn 2020: 916
Authorized Sworn 2019: 1001
Authorized Sworn 2009: 1004
Authorized Sworn 2005: 1035

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